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Beachfront! Pet Friendly, Remodeled, Amazing Sunsets, Pool, Dock, 40+ Reviews!

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Space 1,250 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms with 2.5 baths located directly on the Gulf of Mexico!

The amenities for your PALM ISLAND VACATION at DOLPHIN BEACH include:

• New designer tile throughout (NO CARPET ANYWHERE to harbor allergens, sand, smells, spills and humidity)

• New kitchen cabinets and appliances, including granite counter tops

• Sleeps six comfortably in beds - king in master bedroom, 2 queens in guest bedroom and twin ships bunk

• Great beach level deck, including an enclosed outdoor shower, and snack bar with sink

• Upgraded bathrooms with granite top vanities with under mount sinks

• Beachfront heated pool is 2 doors down, tennis and dock with power and water are across the sand road on Bocilla Lagoon.

• Screened in porch on the main level, and open balcony off the upstairs master bedroom that both offer an unobstructed beach view and awesome sunsets!

• Loaded with great amenities - 2 kayaks, 2 bikes, fully equipped and optional Golf Cart!

DIRECTLY on the GULF of MEXICO, newly remodeled townhouse. Located on the BEACH with dockage, tennis court and a fantastic gulf front pool! Fabulous, expansive gulf views. There is a screened porch on the main level, and an upstairs balcony off of the master bedroom. All of the appliances are new, as well as new windows, tile floors, bathrooms and a new gourmet kitchen with granite countertops. Fully equipped and ready for your enjoyment. Other new items include, flat screen televisions, local original art, ceiling fans, furniture, bikes, kayak, linens and towels, kitchen equipment, glassware, plates, silverware, etc. The list goes on and on! Just about everything is fresh and new. Also includes cable television, free long distance in the US and Canada and wireless internet access. Please inquire for more details and specifics about this great gulf front vacation rental.

No crowds here, just miles of unspoiled, 100% natural Florida (the way it used to be!). World renowned shelling, fantastic sunsets, bird watching galore, kayaking, dolphins, gopher tortoise, and a lively lagoon where fish jump all day long. Don Pedro State park is a short walk down the beach. You’ll want to capture the Island’s charm by traveling via golf cart, we rarely use cars here. Golf cart rental is available.

Bring your boat or rent one for the ultimate in Florida lifestyle. Our community dock will accommodate a boat up to 20 feet. Like to fish? Fish right off the dock or try your luck surf fishing or book a charter with one of the local guides for a thrilling day of sport fishing or backwater challenges. Trout, Redfish, Snook, Tarpon and Grouper are just a few of the many species that call our waters home.

Don Pedro Island (Palm Island) is a barrier island and a stones throw from the mainland. You’ll arrive via a short car ferry ride that takes about three minutes. Our island has a terrific resort that offers a casual restaurant, ice cream/deli shop, sundries store and a pirate show for the kids. The island is almost all single family homes so you’ll quickly find it has a pristine 'non-commercial” family feel. There are no large high-rise resorts, beach bars or traffic and noise. If you’re looking for that place in the sun that you can actually hear the wind whistle through the palms - you’ve found your place.

Off island you’ll be close to restaurants, shops, golf courses and world famous Boca Grande as well as other attractions. As we like to say... civilization is close but not too close. Boca Grande offers exclusive shopping, dining and sightseeing. By boat you can reach Cayo Costa Island State Park and Cabbage Key where Jimmy Buffet was inspired to write 'Cheeseburger In Paradise.' Do it all, or do nothing at all, that’s the “island” lifestyle. It’s laid back, always casual (leave your tie at home) and Florida at its best.

Sleeps six comfortably. No smoking. Pets allowed with owner's permission, additional pet deposit and fee per pet applies. Spacious, open floor plan. Fully equipped kitchen. Nice screened porch that opens into the living room. Master bedroom with private bath and beachfront balcony.

Don Pedro/Palm Island is an experience like no other. Come to our island and see why so many have fallen in love with this little 'slice' of paradise!

More Details

Owner
Julie
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
28 March, 2017

About Julie

I grew up in Florida and as a child and teenager we would always head over to the Gulf Coast beaches for our recreation and vacations. It was a lot of fun and holds a bunch of fond memories for me. Back then, the Gulf Coast was less discovered and certainly less developed. Today, it's hard to find a beach with so few people and so underdeveloped. Quite refreshing to say the least. We chose Don Pedro Island (Palm Island) for the natural beauty and 'Old Florida' feel. This chain of islands just may be the last true Florida beach you can walk down (7 miles long) and hardly see another person. We also liked that there are no beach bars and high-rise buildings. It is the best of Old Florida, natural, unspoiled and a genuine paradise.

Julie purchased this townhome in 2013

Why Julie chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

We bought here for the unspoiled beauty of the island and the area in general. Englewood is a low-key Old Florida 'beach town' that reminds you of how Florida looked many years ago, without the huge high-rise condominiums and massive hotels clogging the beach. There are plenty of local 'home-grown' shops and restaurants and the fishing is some of the best in world. The beaches are fantastic and the boating is world-class. If you are looking for a great family area that is close to everything, but far away from the congestion, traffic and noise, you'd be hard pressed to find a better place. The only way to get on and off the island is by a 3 minute car ferry ride. Having no bridge to the island allows for a semi-private atmosphere and keeps beach going traffic to an absolute minimum. The island is all residential other than the resort area at the north end of Palm Island which offers a quality restaurant and ice cream/deli shoppe and small sundries store. Most all of the island traffic is by golf cart.

What makes this townhome unique

Staying on the island is not for everyone. If you like lots of places to shop, tourist attractions, beach bars and chain restaurants, this isn't the place for you. On the other hand, if you are looking for un-crowded and un-spoiled beaches, great kayaking, fishing and swinging in a hammock under some breezy palms, this may be just the place. It's for a couple or family that wants some serious down-time ... a place to unplug and recharge your batteries and enjoy some great family time. Our town home is pet-friendly with tile floors throughout, a private outdoor shower (which is great for pets!). We always travel with our dog and we know many of you won't leave home without yours either. After all, they're part of the family. There's an entertainment area under the unit with a charcoal grill, snack bar area, table and chairs. You'll see plenty of Gopher Tortoise and native birds. The beach is literally at your doorstep as is the private community pool.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in the Palm Island in the Charlotte County

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Outdoor Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , Twin size ships bunk sleeping area on the main floor
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Dolphin Beach is very well equipped. Special requests can usually be accommodated with advance notice. Just ask, we'll see what we can do for you!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(43 traveller reviews)

Beachfront! Pet Friendly, Remodeled, Amazing Sunsets, Pool, Dock, 40+ Reviews!
average rating of 5.0 based on 43 reviews
5

Awesome place

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had the best time at the beach house! The beach was great, the maintenance staff was great, and communication with the owners was great!! I would recommend this unit and location to anyone!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Dolphin Beach - Paradise on earth

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 2 weeks stay at Dolphin Beach. The house is equipped with everything you can think of and is located directly on the beach with a sublime view on the Gulf and the sunset. The property is very well maintain and the owner, Julie, is very responsive and helpful. We can’t wait to return back.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Madison, WI
5

Great Stay on Dolphin Beach!

  • 5 of 5

My family had a great time this December at Dolphin Beach on Palm Island. Julie was a gracious host getting us setup and making sure we had what we needed, knew what was available and giving us a few good tips along the way. The unit was clean upon arrival and was as advertised and shown in the pictures. While the ferry ride is a bit expensive for a 5 minute ride, it definitely served its purpose to keep the numbers down on the island, we had the beach to ourselves almost the whole week! My kids loved the pool, we found all sorts of cool shells, we used the bike for a ride down the beach and even hit tennis balls at the tennis court. We brought enough food for the week and went to the restaurant on the island once for lunch and once for dinner - never left the island. The kitchen has pretty much anything you'd need and we used the grill for steaks and burgers, worked great! It was a great relaxing week to get away from everything.

Thanks Julie for everything, we hope to be back!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable stay at a beautiful ocean front condo. Very quiet location with everything we needed. Access to kayaks and bikes. Perfect family vacation! We hope to come back soon!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you enjoyed your stay! Please do come back again soon. : )
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5

Perfect Place for a Quiet Get-Away!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our first trip to Palm Island and this townhome! We needed a few days to unplug and relax...this place was perfect! The unit was very clean and was only steps from the beach! This island is one of the quietest places we have ever been...We had the beach almost to ourselves! The bikes and kayaks included were a bonus...we highly recommend the kayak excursion to the lost lagoon through the mangrove tunnel!! Julie was very helpful from the time we booked this townhome...A+ in her attention to detail...this unit had everything we needed! We look forward to a return trip!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kathy & Derrick! I'm glad you were able to kayak to the hidden lagoon. It's such a great place to explore, and the manatees often hang around that area. I hope you're able to make it back again soon. Thank You! Julie
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5

Great Choice

  • 5 of 5

Due to the large amount of rentable inventory on the island, I was worried I was going to chose the wrong place, get there and go' "awwww, why didn't I get that one!" But I made the perfect choice! We had such a great time. From swimming in the ocean, kayaking, biking, shark tooth hunting, turtle watching, local BBQ's at the restaurant, exploring the island with our golf cart, too watching to sun set on the beautiful balcony! Everything was perfect! The house was steps away from the ocean. The owners even gave thought to personal touches in the décor. The beds were comfortable and everything you will need is at your finger tips in the house. Like, beach towels, sun block, fishing poles, bath towels, TP, laundry soap, dishwashing liquid, paper towels, beach chairs, umbrellas, all the way to salt and pepper. The nice thing about this house was it was next door to a swimming pool. Be careful when choosing because not all places give you kayaks, bikes, outside showers, beach supplies and a swimming pool, and take the owner up on getting the car ferry tickets through them. This was truly a relaxing trip!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review Kim & Jesse, and thanks for being such wonderful guests. We hope you can make it back to the island real soon.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in the Palm Island, Florida

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
2017 Spring Season
25 Feb 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,134
for 7 nights
£2,134
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Value Season 1
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£620
for 2 nights
From
£224
£1,686
£5,727
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Peak Season 2
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,955
for 7 nights
£1,955
£6,891
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 July 4th Week
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,134
for 7 nights
£2,134
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Peak Season 3
8 Jul 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,955
for 7 nights
£1,955
£6,891
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Value Season 2
12 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£912
for 3 nights
From
£246
£1,516
£5,189
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Labor Day Week
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£965
for 3 nights
From
£264
£1,606
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Value Season 3
9 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£912
for 3 nights
From
£246
£1,516
£5,189
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Thanksgiving Week
18 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,955
for 7 nights
£1,955
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Super Value Season
25 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£898
for 3 nights
From
£242
£1,471
£5,010
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 / 2018 Holiday Season
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,134
for 7 nights
£2,134
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Peak Season 1
6 Jan 2018 - 23 Feb 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,955
for 7 nights
£1,955
£6,891
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Spring Season
24 Feb 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,134
for 7 nights
£2,134
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Value Season 1
14 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£965
for 3 nights
From
£264
£1,606
£5,368
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Peak Season 2
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,955
for 7 nights
£1,955
£6,891
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 July 4th Week
30 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,134
for 7 nights
£2,134
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Peak Season 3
7 Jul 2018 - 10 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,955
for 7 nights
£1,955
£6,891
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Value Season 2
11 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£912
for 3 nights
From
£246
£1,516
£5,189
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Labor Day Week
1 Sep 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£965
for 3 nights
From
£264
£1,606
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£1,140
for 4 nights
From
£242
£1,686
£5,727
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £112 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £47
Pet Fee £80 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Maximum allowable Capacity is 6
Check-in: 4 PM
Check-out: 10 AM
Holiday Weeks are charged at Peak Season rates and are a 7 night minimum.
All linens are furnished plus a starter amount of paper goods and trash bags.
Note: Rates are subject to change without notice.
information deemed accurate but not guaranteed. Please verify
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Location

Nearest Airport
66 Miles
Fort Myers International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Rum Bay Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Palm Island Transit
Car: recommended

Unspoiled, uncrowded and unbelievable location. It's old Florida at its best. One of the best beaches in the world and certainly one of the best in Florida. World-class Boca Grande is very close and Englewood offers some quaint shopping and local restaurants. It's an old Florida beach town that has managed to stay connected to a slower pace and tropical living.

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